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Story Explorers Book Fest

April 22 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Readings, workshops, book sales and more! Join The Athenaeum of Philadelphia for the 2nd Annual Story Explorers Book Fest! Children, youth and their families are invited for a day of our favorite things: books, libraries and maps! All day long there will be book sales, and chances to learn about The Athenaeum, the Kislak Center at Penn, and local non-profit A Book A Day. Enjoy readings and workshops by local authors and teachers.

In the first floor gallery, explore the library’s latest exhibit and learn more about the city of Philadelphia. Take a break in the lounge with a puzzle or a worksheet!

Book Fair:

The Athenaeum of Philadelphia

A Book A Day

Kislak Center at Penn Libraries

Bindlestiff Books

Partners and Son

Schedule of Events:

10:30 am – Book Making with Anthony Latess

11:45 am – Reading with author Elayna Darcy

12:15 pm – Gallery Tour

12:45 pm – Reading with author Laurie Morrison

1:30 pm – The Geography Lady

2:15 pm – Gallery Tour

All Day: Puzzles, worksheets, collaging


April 22
10:00 am - 3:00 pm


The Athenaeum of Philadelphia
219 S. 6th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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